Moving images of the British monarchy are almost as old as the moving image itself, dating back to an 1895 American drama, The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots. And from 1896, actual British monarchs appeared in the new 'animated photography', led by Queen Victoria. Half a century later the 1953 coronation of Elizabeth II was a milestone in the adoption of television, watched by 20 million Britons and 100 million North Americans. At the century's end, Princess Diana's funeral was viewed by 2.5... Topic: media studies
In the decade and a half since Napster first emerged, forever changing the face of digital culture, the claim that “internet pirates killed the music industry” has become so ubiquitous that it is treated as common knowledge. Piracy is a scourge on legitimate businesses and hard-working artists, we are told, a “cybercrime” similar to identity fraud or even terrorism. In The Piracy Crusade, Aram Sinnreich critiques the notion of “piracy” as a myth perpetuated by today’s cultural... Topics: Copyright, media studies
Essay tutorial on using Foucault's idea of the 'regime of truth' to explore ideas of 'News' and 'Around the World'. Slides at http://sites.google.com/site/birkbeckmedia/news-around-the-world--home/news-around-the-world--syllabus/news-around-the-world--week-5 Topics: journalism, media studies, education, foucualt
A voice on late night radio tells you that a fast food joint injects its food with drugs that make men impotent. A colleague asks if you think the FBI was in on 9/11. An alien abductee on the Internet claims extra-terrestrials have planted a microchip in her left buttock. 'Julia Roberts in Porn Scandal' shouts the front page of a gossip mag. A spiritual healer claims he can cure chronic fatigue syndrome with the energizing power of crystals . . . What do you believe? Knowledge Goes Pop examines... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sociology, Media Studies, Nursery rhymes, Nonsense verses
Instructors: Philip Tan, Jason Begy These lectures discuss the history, tools, and current landscape of game design and analysis. A variety of genres are covered, including cards, games of chance, board games, role-playing, sports, and puzzles. See Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab (http://gambit.mit.edu/) for more. Visit the course on MIT OpenCourseWare: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/comparative-media-studies/cms-608-game-design-fall-2010/ Topics: comparative media studies, games, game design
Arielle Zionts hosts The Interchange episode which originally aired 3/10/13 on KSPC 88.7 FM Claremont. The show features a local news segment by David Janovsky, an international news roundup by Kevin Tidmarsh, a segment on disability culture at the Claremont Colleges by Arielle Zionts, an interview by Kara Freedman with Katie Feller, a Pomona College Media Studies major, about her senior thesis, and a series by Claire Pershan and Shayna Citrenbaum that includes creative writing pieces by... Topics: Claremont, disabilities, thesis, media studies, creative writing
Christian McCrea is a lecturer in Swinburne University of Technologyâs Games and Interactivity Programme. Here Jason Wilson (UoW Lecturer in Digital Communications; ICR Member) talks to Christian about academic blogging, utopia in game studies, and the relationship between games and war. Topics: game studies, academic, interview, blogging, critical new media studies
This brief video gives an overview of the VAT (Video Analysis Tableau), a software workbench for analyzing video, which is supported by the NSF's XSDED program. Stand by for a finer cut. Topics: video analysis, computer vision, tagging, media studies, cinema
This is my answer to question 4 of the evaluation questions for AS Media Studies. The question is "How does your media product represent particular social groups?". Topics: Media, Studies, Media Studies, podcast, evaluation, social groups
Ce mémoire se présente comme une ébauche sur un large océan de nouvelles idées que le déluge informationnel a permis de voir le jour, d’abord sur la culture, ensuite sur les productions audio-visuelles et cinématographiques du cyberespace. Il prend pour une base théorique certains de ces courants de pensées qui ont permis cette transition. Une approche pluridisciplinaire était requise pour essayer de couvrir, au moins, une bonne section des concepts mis en jeux à la documentation... Topics: Cybernetics, Economics, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Film Studies
Enjoy this wide-ranging series of interviews done by VIU Media Studies students on topics from the recent federal election to support for those with Parkinson’s disease. Topics: changes-show, chly, viu, interview, media studies, federal election, parkinson's disease, nanaimo
RUTV4, student on-line outputs of the School of Journalism & Media Studies, Rhodes University, lecturer Paul Hills Topics: RUTV4, student on-line outputs, School of Journalism, Media Studies, Rhodes University, lecturer,...
How did the events of September 11 impact on the media and media research? This presentation asks if fighting fundamentalism with other fundamentalisms is the only option. Topics: Tara Brabazon, Howard Zinn, terrorism, war, resistance, media studies, popular culture
Join Ben as he has a wide-ranging conversation with Sheila Malcolmson, Nanaimo-Ladysmith’s new Member of Parliament. Then VIU Media Studies students explore the topic of survival. Topics: chly, nanaimo, federal, politics, ndp, canada, mp, sheila malcolmson, viu, media studies, survival,...
Ashgate publishers have described Digital Dieting as one of their books that have made an impact on the scholarly field. Tara talks about how this book was written, its context, interdisciplinarity and audience. Topics: Tara Brabazon, digital dieting, interdisciplinarity, media studies, cultural studies, information...